Army Air Forces, Pacific
, World War II
, B-29 Bomber
, B-24 Bomber
, Thunderbolt (Fighter Plane)
, Doolittle, James Harold, 1896-1993
, World War, 1939-1945
, MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
, Stilwell, Joseph Warren, 1883-1946
, Seagrave, Gordon Stifler, 1897-1965
, Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950
, World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American
, United States. Army Air Forces
, War Bonds
, War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded
, Army Air Forces -- Combat Film Report
U.S. Army Air Forces Combat Film Report # CF-504 Army Air Forces, Pacific. Used to sell War Bonds during the Victory Loan drive.
Run time 16 minutes 42 secondsProducer United States. Army Air ForcesAudio/Visual black & white, colorLanguage English
National Archives description "Reel 1, Gen. Arnold describes the AAF's role in the Pacific theater. Shows brief views of bombing raids. U.S. troops land on a beach, infantry advance under P-47 fighter cover, and supplies are flown to British forces in Burma. Gordon Seagrave, British surgeon, treats wounded Nationalist Chinese as Gen. Stilwell looks on. Wounded are evacuated by air. Engineers repair an airstrip on Saipan; B-29's land.
Reel 2, Japanese planes bomb the airstrip. Shows U.S. aircraft on an Iwo Jima airstrip; a B-24 and B-29 raid on Nagoya, Japan; Gen. MacArthur landing in the Philippines; Gen, Doolittle inspecting Ernie Pyle's grave on Okinawa; and bombs exploding on Japanese cities." Listed as "Air War In The Pacific" at the National Archives.